Kwong sang Tea Company

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Relaxing night at home awaiting arrival of some food.

This smells extremely earthy and reminds me of pu’erh in colour and fragrance. The loose tea was very darkly brown and had formed some magnificent curly and twisty shapes. The smell is very strong and is starting to remind me of a sickly strong liquorice sort of smell, it’s oddly familiar…perhaps I have had Lapsand Souchong before but have not known what it was at the time.

I think if I was to sum this tea up in one word that word would be: smoky. My husband said it smells like a BBQ. I admit that it’s a very acquired taste and it’s one of those things that tastes exactly as it smells. Very dark reddy brown in colour makes this tea as wonderful to look at as it is to smell and taste.

Admittedly this is something I would have to be in the right mood to drink but I am loving the unique strength of it. I am just stunned by it’s uniqueness… I think I am in love.

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195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec
ScottTeaMan

Not a big L S fan, but I never tried it with food. I’ll bet it is tasty with Thai food.

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180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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drank Orange Tea by Kwong sang Tea Company
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Saturday Mar. 12, 2011
1st Steep of the Day.
Fired up a Pot of Kwong Orange Spice.
This is a Great Black Tea from Southern China
The Dry Leaves have a Strong Black Tea Smokey Smell
Slight tinge of Orange Overtones, I guess there are some
Redolent clove fragrances that are there also.
Upon Infusing 212’ Boiling Water the Aroma really Lights up.
My wife 2 rooms away commented she could smell me Steepin a Pot.
I told her this one was mine, but after smelling it steep she wanted some.
We Shared the 5 cups of dark brown, bold orange liquor then ReSteeped.
Great way the Share the Afternoon.
Keep on Steepin

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Boiling 3 min, 0 sec

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